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Posted by mthadmin01 on March 13, 2023
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About the AREA

Deira is the oldest commercial district in Dubai. It is bordered by Dubai Creek, Sharjah and the Arabian Gulf. It is one of the most popular places in the emirate to live and work in. A major trading hub, this district is well known amongst tourists for the glittering Gold Souk.

Additionally, Deira is also a popular tourist destination as thousands of tourists come here to visit the markets where they can obtain spices, perfumes and food such as fish and vegetables. The Gold Souk in Deira is famous for a wide range of jewelry from all over the world, and what is more important is the quality of the products is under the control of the UAE government.

According to Bayut & Dubizzle’s Dubai Rental Trends Report for 2020, Deira Dubai is the 5th most popular for renting apartments. The report reveals that prospective tenants searching for budget-friendly accommodation have shown interest. This area guide contains all the information you would need to understand before moving to Deira Dubai. 


Residents can enjoy many local attractions and essential services, including

  • Deira City Centre and Al Ghurair Centre
  • Mosques
  • Park
  • Schools and kindergartens
  • Clinics and Hospitals

About the Location

One of the most significant sights located in Deira is a 20-meter Deira Clocktower which was built in 1964 to commemorate the first oil shipment from Idd Al Sharqi. The tower is an important symbol of Dubai’s New Way. In 2020 it was registered with UNESCO to obtain World Heritage status. Deira Clocktower is located at the roundabout and provides access to Al Maktoum Bridge. It’s easy to reach other Dubai areas from Deira City Centre and Al Rigga metro stations.

You might be interested in the Heritage House, which provides a comprehensive description of the traditional house of the 19th century. There you can discover household tools and utensils, furniture, clothes, jewelry dating back to those times. The first national semi-regular Al Almadia School built-in 1912 neighbours the Heritage House and was transformed into a historical museum in 1994. Here you can learn about the history and development of the school and the education systems in the Emirates.

Waterfront Market in Deira Cornice is an ideal place to shop for fresh fish, seafood, meat, fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. Visitors can feel the Arabian atmosphere here, for instance, the old fish market saves the authentic vibe of the Emirati souk. More than 800,000 visitors come to Waterfront Market monthly.

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